In about a month, Austin, TX will be rife with music and more with the South By Southwest from March 7 through 16. There will be plenty of metal events to sink your teeth into should you attend, and our friends over at Metal Injection and MetalSucks  have announced their respective showcases to get you started.

Metal Injection’s showcase will be their first and will take place on March 13 at The Dirty Dog. The lineup includes the following bands:

Scale The Summit
The Ocean
Rivers of Nihil
Felix Martin
Vattnet Viskar
The Atlas Moth
Silver Snakes

MetalSuck’s fourth annual showcase will take place the following day, March 14, also at The Dirty Dog:

Animals As Leaders
After The Burial
Iron Reagan
Mutoid Man
East of the Wall

It goes without saying that these are some heavy hitting showcases that are helping shape another fine showing of metal at SXSW.